Showing posts with label Brazil. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Brazil. Show all posts

Friday, September 15, 2017

Brazil: Indigenous groups condemn alleged massacre

Brazil Indigenous groups
Prosecutors are investigating a reported massacre in which members of an "uncontacted" indigenous tribe were allegedly killed by illegal gold miners in a distant part of the country's Amazon.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Chinese Spend 3 Hours a Day on Their Smartphones, Rank 2nd in the World : Survey

Chinese nationals spend an average of three hours a day on their smartphones, ranking second in the world after Brazilians who spend two additional hours on their phones, according to a survey by a German internet company.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

UN secretary general declares Olympic truce during Rio Games

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has announced the "Olympic truce" during the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that will get underway on August 5.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Rio wants armed forces in streets during Olympics

Rio de Janeiro's government has revealed plans to deploy national armed forces in the city's streets to guarantee public safety during the Olympic Games in August.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Olympic flame for Rio Games lit at ancient Olympia

The Olympic flame was lit Thursday in an ancient temple in one country in crisis and solemnly sent off carrying international hopes that Brazil's political paralysis will not taint the Rio Games that start in barely 100 days.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Brazil rescues more than 6,000 child workers in a year

In the last 12 months, 6,491 Brazilian children and teenagers were saved from child labor, the Labor Ministry announced on this year's World Day Against Child Labor, which falls on Friday.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Turkey recalls ambassador to Brazil over ‘genocide’ legislation

Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Brazil, Hüseyin Diriöz, for “consultations” after the Latin American country’s Senate passed legislation recognizing the killing of Ottoman Armenians in 1915 as genocide, a Foreign Ministry statement said late on June 8.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.